860 Idaho St
Carol Stream, IL 60188
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Western Trails Elementary School serves 348 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Western Trails Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Western Trails Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Illinois for:

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School Overview

Western Trails Elementary School's student population of 348 students has declined by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
348 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Western Trails Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 3,655 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Western Trails Elementary School is 0.74, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#800 out of 3655 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
15:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
19%
5%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
39%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
7%
4%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 348 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 61%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30% in IL
  • Math Proficiency
    : 35-39% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 55-59% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.74 (Top 1%)

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